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Don’t Sleep: 10 Underrated Songs of July

posted by Luis Hernandez July 31, 2017

Jay-Z, Tyler the Creator, and even 21 Savage decided to drop music this month taking the industry by storm every week. Often times when many high profile artists drop music lesser known acts slide under the radar without the proper attention they deserve. Being that July was another great month overall for rap, here are 10 rap songs that may have flew under your radar and need to be played before we close the door on July 2017. Listen below.

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Playlist For The Week: 10 Essential Sunny Woodz Tracks

posted by Luis Hernandez June 5, 2017

Chicago posse cut genius, Sunny Woodz, has been making a name for himself in Chicago for a minute. Aside from being a producer, DJ, and engineer, Sunny prides himself on bringing together the best collabs around the city for hit songs. His catalog of collabs goes from the OG’s of Chicago such as Twista to rising stars Supa Bwe and Mick Jenkins. Sunny is on a hot streak and there is no stopping him, as he’s due to drop his second project this year and will continue to be at the forefront of Chicago’s hip-hop movement. As we wait for for SunnySideUp2, here are 10 essential songs to get yourself familiar with Chicago Legend Sunny Woodz. Listen below.

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Don’t Sleep: 10 Underrated Rap Songs of April

posted by Luis Hernandez April 28, 2017

Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$ and even Frank Ocean decided to drop music this month taking over the industry every week. Often times, when many high profile artists drop music lesser known acts slide under the radar without the proper attention they deserve. Being that April was again a great month overall for rap, here are 10 rap songs that may have flew under your radar and need to be played before we close the door on April 2017. Listen below!

 

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Sunny Woodz – “OnNat (Pull Up)” Ft. Mick Jenkins, Twista, and Supa Bwe

posted by Miguelini January 23, 2017

Sunny Woodz gathers up some talented frequent collaborators for his latest single from his upcoming release, SunnySideUp2. This smooth drop finds these Chicago rappers expressing some sentimental thoughts on the women in their lives, with their signature flows all complimenting the euphoric beat so well. Supa Bwe closes out the song by providing some raw emotional energy that fans have come to expect from the rapper. Supa just dropped the Issa Ep with Woodz last month.

After listening to the songs on Sunny Woodz’ Soundcoud catalog, you will understand why “Sunny Woodz, roll uppp”, is his song signature. Be on the lookout for SunnySideUp2 coming out sometime soon!

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Saba Releases ‘Bucket List Project’

posted by Oscar October 27, 2016

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One of Chicago’s finest wordsmiths/rappers, Saba has released today his new album Bucket List Project. The record was executive produced by Saba himself along with POD homie Phoelix, and it was mixed and mastered by Matt Wheeler.

On Saba’s follow-up to 2014’s ComfortZone brings 13 tracks and it includes features from Phoelix, Twista, BJRKNC, Noname, Joseph Chilliams, Jean Deaux, Matthew Santos, Akenya, Ravyn Lenae, Smino, and LEGIT. BLP also boasts additional production from Cam O’bi, Joseph Chilliams, daedaeCHAD, Ken Ross, Flex Lennon, SqueakPIVOT, Cory Grindberg, and Monte Booker. This album is brilliant and you already this will be featured on our Dopest Albums of the Year list!!

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Video: See A Recap of Hurt Everybody’s 2K47 Concert

posted by Oscar December 28, 2015

Hurt Everybody helped close out the year with a sold out show at Reggie’s that won’t soon be forgotten for anybody that was there… But just in case you weren’t, the homie Yakub Films put together an official recap of the 2K47  show to help you take a look of all that went down at a concert that included appearances by Saba, Mick Jenkins, Twista, and Logan.

Check that out above.

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Video: ProbCause Ft. Donnie Trumpet & KSRA – “Pale Moonlight”

posted by Ellena Rodriguez November 9, 2015

ProbCause has officially released visuals to his jazzy tune “Pale Moonlight” via Yahoo Music. The record comes right off of ProbCause’s latest 2014 project Waves. The EP features a ton of collaborations with artists such as Chance the Rapper, Twista, the Hood Internet, Donnie Trumpet, and KSRA. And now ProbCause has let directors (& my good friends) Danny Farber and Mac Kozi make their music video directorial debut on this dope track.

The new music video matches the record incredibly taking us back in time to Chi’s jazz club scene. The portrayal of the jazz era displays not only a fun night out at the Green Mill jazz club, but also the dark crime-filled nights of Chicago.

I was really impressed with the outcome of the music video and I am looking forward to the many future projects of Danny Farber and Mac Kozi.

Check out the clip up above!

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Video: Rittz feat. Twista – “Bounce”

posted by Alberto October 2, 2014

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Rittz released a new video for his collaboration with Twista on his most recent album under Strange Music, Next To Nothing. Check out the new visuals up above. Next To Nothing available HERE.

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New Mixtape: OTG Management Compilation Tape (Summer 2014) feat. YP, Rockie Fresh, Twista

posted by Oscar September 2, 2014

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On The Grind Management has put together a new compilation mixtape showcasing some of the best music coming from their ranks for Summer 2014. The tape features notable acts like YP, Rockie Fresh, Twista, KiDD Chi, Dylan Lloyd and others.

Stream, embed, download the new tape via Audiomack below.

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New Mixtape: YP – ‘BackWood Jones’

posted by Oscar August 26, 2014

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YP’s trek to the release of this new mixtape is a rough one with the death of his son a couple of weeks ago followed by a hostage situation in Harvey, IL. Powering through that pain comes YP’s latest project, BackWood Jones.

The new tape comes with 11 tracks of some of YP’s best work to date with notable features from Rockie Fresh, Twista, and King Louie, among others. You can stream and download BackWood Jones after the jump. Continue Reading